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  • reading | a dancing star!
    on reading By tom April 10 2008 If reading is an exploration of uncharted lands then books as gifts are beacons that illuminate and guide Posted in books writing Also tagged books Leave a comment Recent comments Samsia on Kevin Ariken tom on A work of hard love marq on A work of hard love Suryani Said Piracci on Kevin Ariken Nancy Ariken on Kevin Ariken My Library Tags architecture arendt artistic friends book cover books bookshops bookshops in asia c j arthur church creative writing creativity cuba dubyah film films football gillian rose harry eyres hegel honeymoon howard caygill jay bernstein macedonia michael n forster nazi girl norman geras obituary online learning open learning paul westerberg philosophy reading SIFF simon critchley Singapore taskent tehran the old left the slow lane travels warwick university writing writing prize zizekstudies org Žižek Archives Archives Select Month April 2010 1 March 2009 10 February 2009 10 January 2009 1 October 2008 1 April 2008 5 January 2008 1 August 2007 1 June 2007 1 March 2007 3 September 2006 2 August 2006 1 July 2006 1 June 2006 8 May 2006 1 April 2006 4 March 2006 2 February 2006 6 January 2006 6 December 2005 7 November 2005 9 October 2005 17 September 2005 12 August 2005 6 June 2005 1 May 2005 3 April 2005 3 March 2005 3 February 2005 3 January 2005 3 December 2004 9 November 2004 5 October 2004 17 September 2004 2 August 2004 1 June 2004 1 May 2004 1 March 2004 1 February 2004 2 January 2004 1 December 2003 1 November 2003 2 October 2003 4 September 2003 1 July 2003 2 June 2003 1 May 2003 2 April 2003 1 December 2002 1 October 2002 2 September 2002 1 August 2002 2

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  • Public Service Announcement | a dancing star!
    Allowed January 2008 note www itself wordpress com This entry was posted in critique writing and tagged zizekstudies org Žižek Bookmark the permalink Post a comment or leave a trackback Trackback URL Ben Kingsley on the BBC wonderful Post a Comment Your email is never published nor shared Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Please leave these two fields as is Recent comments Samsia on Kevin Ariken tom on A work of hard love marq on A work of hard love Suryani Said Piracci on Kevin Ariken Nancy Ariken on Kevin Ariken My Library Tags architecture arendt artistic friends book cover books bookshops bookshops in asia c j arthur church creative writing creativity cuba dubyah film films football gillian rose harry eyres hegel honeymoon howard caygill jay bernstein macedonia michael n forster nazi girl norman geras obituary online learning open learning paul westerberg philosophy reading SIFF simon critchley Singapore taskent tehran the old left the slow lane travels warwick university writing writing prize zizekstudies org Žižek Archives Archives Select Month April 2010 1 March 2009 10 February 2009 10 January 2009 1 October 2008 1 April 2008 5 January 2008 1 August 2007 1 June 2007 1 March 2007 3 September 2006 2 August 2006 1 July 2006 1 June 2006 8 May 2006 1 April 2006 4 March 2006 2 February 2006 6 January 2006 6 December 2005 7 November 2005 9 October 2005 17 September 2005 12 August 2005 6 June 2005 1 May 2005 3 April 2005 3 March 2005 3 February 2005 3 January 2005 3 December 2004 9 November 2004 5 October 2004 17 September 2004 2 August 2004 1 June 2004 1 May 2004 1 March 2004 1 February 2004 2 January 2004 1 December 2003 1 November 2003 2 October 2003

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  • critique | a dancing star!
    refashioning of American foreign policy founded upon a glaringly obvious Electra complex so much so that his rants his Bushisms elicit only disinterest But his latest Bushism a juxtaposition of ignorance and blinkeredness beggars belief Members of Congress need to stop making political Posted in critique Tagged dubyah Comments closed D 8 By tom May 13 2006 I stood next to the President of Iran this morning as the Heads of State of the Eight Developing Countries that make up the D 8 toured briskly around the business forum He s kinda short Posted in critique Leave a comment Thought legacy By tom November 26 2005 Next month marks the 10th anniversary of the passing of Gillian Rose philosopher scholar and teacher She is much missed by all whom she graced London Consortium is holding a special conference on the 9th of December 2005 to discuss the legacy and impact of her life s thought As a tribute to the philosopher Gillian Also posted in obituary 1 Comment deja vu By tom November 8 2005 It s just as well that it is a French word I remember writing about race riots and the disenfranchised in 1980s Britain the impact of Thatcherite economics institutionalised racism antagonistic policing methods disproportionate unemployment rates etc Listening to news reports it seems that explanations are simply regurgitated albeit with an easily ridiculed French accent Also posted in cronica Leave a comment avian influenza By tom November 3 2005 Alas now on a less topical note I was all ready to unleash a sniggering line or two upon hearing news that the Bush adminsitration announced a 7 1 billion strategy yesterday to cope with a possible influenza pandemic NYT 2nd November 2005 Perhaps my tickling of the world s funny bone would take the form of Posted in critique Leave a comment an almighty filter By tom October 9 2005 The Atlantic Monthly site is accessible but The Believer is not Yes granted it could be that the latter s moniker is taken to heart and makes it deserving of being blocked on religious grounds but the NYRB is open for all yet The London Review of Books is blocked I sense a conspiracy a conspiracy Also posted in sights Leave a comment apfa By tom October 8 2005 truly an idiocy on an altogether different scale flight plan movie Association of Professional Flight Attendants strike Google em Bless Dan Brown Posted in critique 1 Comment Older posts Recent comments Samsia on Kevin Ariken tom on A work of hard love marq on A work of hard love Suryani Said Piracci on Kevin Ariken Nancy Ariken on Kevin Ariken My Library Tags architecture arendt artistic friends book cover books bookshops bookshops in asia c j arthur church creative writing creativity cuba dubyah film films football gillian rose harry eyres hegel honeymoon howard caygill jay bernstein macedonia michael n forster nazi girl norman geras obituary online learning open learning paul westerberg philosophy reading SIFF simon critchley

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  • writing | a dancing star!
    and sat to stare at the screen Lost Blank Space A white Also posted in cronica Tagged arendt editor in chief of Monocle magazine harry eyres the banality of evil the slow lane Tyler Brûlé Leave a comment The Warwick Prize for Writing By tom February 19 2009 It seems my alma mater has found a new source of funds The Warwick Prize for Writing launched by the University of Warwick is an international cross disciplinary award which will be given biennially for an excellent and substantial piece of writing in the English language in any genre or form on a theme that will Also posted in books Tagged creative writing warwick university writing writing prize 1 Comment an inconvenient truth and the meaning of authorship By tom February 18 2009 The entire discussion deconstruction death of the author nothing but the text etc may have gently floated beyond me but here s somethingelse altogether This morning s Financial Times carries an article by two prominent public figures Ban Ki Moon and Al Gore In case you need reminding one is the United Nations Secretary General while the Also posted in blogging reduces brain size Tagged al gore an inconvenient truth ft com united nations Leave a comment He can read By tom February 14 2009 This is somewhat dated by blog standards such as they are but it struck me as an opportunity not to be missed Karl Rove writing in the The Wall Street Journal reminisces about his friendly contest with the then incumbent President of the United States of America For the final three years of the Dubyah administration Also posted in books critique music Tagged books dubyah Leave a comment on reading By tom April 10 2008 If reading is an exploration of uncharted lands then books as gifts are beacons that illuminate and guide Also posted in books Tagged books reading Leave a comment one word By tom March 31 2007 One Word is one of those sites that s effective precisely because it is glaringly simple simple you ll see one word at the top of the following page you have sixty seconds to write about it as soon as you click go the page will load with the cursor in place don t think just write One Posted in writing Leave a comment sixth piece By tom June 11 2006 We were asked to each bring an object to class the following day I brought a three pin plug This was placed with other objects on a table from which we selected an item I chose this The lesson I learnt was that we could write about anything if we tried the piece There at Posted in writing Tagged writing Leave a comment Older posts Recent comments Samsia on Kevin Ariken tom on A work of hard love marq on A work of hard love Suryani Said Piracci on Kevin Ariken Nancy Ariken on Kevin Ariken My Library Tags architecture arendt artistic friends

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  • zizekstudies.org | a dancing star!
    have seen fit to dine with our favourite Slovene The full text is to be found here I m not sure what the people at the International Journal of Žižek Studies make of it all For anyone interested in what they damage Posted in blogging reduces brain size critique Also tagged films Lunch with FT Žižek Leave a comment Recent comments Samsia on Kevin Ariken tom on A work of hard love marq on A work of hard love Suryani Said Piracci on Kevin Ariken Nancy Ariken on Kevin Ariken My Library Tags architecture arendt artistic friends book cover books bookshops bookshops in asia c j arthur church creative writing creativity cuba dubyah film films football gillian rose harry eyres hegel honeymoon howard caygill jay bernstein macedonia michael n forster nazi girl norman geras obituary online learning open learning paul westerberg philosophy reading SIFF simon critchley Singapore taskent tehran the old left the slow lane travels warwick university writing writing prize zizekstudies org Žižek Archives Archives Select Month April 2010 1 March 2009 10 February 2009 10 January 2009 1 October 2008 1 April 2008 5 January 2008 1 August 2007 1 June 2007 1 March 2007 3 September 2006 2 August 2006 1 July 2006 1 June 2006 8 May 2006 1 April 2006 4 March 2006 2 February 2006 6 January 2006 6 December 2005 7 November 2005 9 October 2005 17 September 2005 12 August 2005 6 June 2005 1 May 2005 3 April 2005 3 March 2005 3 February 2005 3 January 2005 3 December 2004 9 November 2004 5 October 2004 17 September 2004 2 August 2004 1 June 2004 1 May 2004 1 March 2004 1 February 2004 2 January 2004 1 December 2003 1 November 2003 2 October 2003 4 September 2003 1

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  • Žižek | a dancing star!
    seen fit to dine with our favourite Slovene The full text is to be found here I m not sure what the people at the International Journal of Žižek Studies make of it all For anyone interested in what they damage Posted in blogging reduces brain size critique Also tagged films Lunch with FT zizekstudies org Leave a comment Recent comments Samsia on Kevin Ariken tom on A work of hard love marq on A work of hard love Suryani Said Piracci on Kevin Ariken Nancy Ariken on Kevin Ariken My Library Tags architecture arendt artistic friends book cover books bookshops bookshops in asia c j arthur church creative writing creativity cuba dubyah film films football gillian rose harry eyres hegel honeymoon howard caygill jay bernstein macedonia michael n forster nazi girl norman geras obituary online learning open learning paul westerberg philosophy reading SIFF simon critchley Singapore taskent tehran the old left the slow lane travels warwick university writing writing prize zizekstudies org Žižek Archives Archives Select Month April 2010 1 March 2009 10 February 2009 10 January 2009 1 October 2008 1 April 2008 5 January 2008 1 August 2007 1 June 2007 1 March 2007 3 September 2006 2 August 2006 1 July 2006 1 June 2006 8 May 2006 1 April 2006 4 March 2006 2 February 2006 6 January 2006 6 December 2005 7 November 2005 9 October 2005 17 September 2005 12 August 2005 6 June 2005 1 May 2005 3 April 2005 3 March 2005 3 February 2005 3 January 2005 3 December 2004 9 November 2004 5 October 2004 17 September 2004 2 August 2004 1 June 2004 1 May 2004 1 March 2004 1 February 2004 2 January 2004 1 December 2003 1 November 2003 2 October 2003 4 September 2003 1

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  • Ben Kingsley on the BBC | a dancing star!
    Does anyone remember the episode Can anyone correct me in any of the details This entry was posted in sights and tagged bbc ben kingsley hardtalk Bookmark the permalink Post a comment or leave a trackback Trackback URL This is not a joke Public Service Announcement Post a Comment Your email is never published nor shared Required fields are marked Name Email Website Comment Please leave these two fields as is Recent comments Samsia on Kevin Ariken tom on A work of hard love marq on A work of hard love Suryani Said Piracci on Kevin Ariken Nancy Ariken on Kevin Ariken My Library Tags architecture arendt artistic friends book cover books bookshops bookshops in asia c j arthur church creative writing creativity cuba dubyah film films football gillian rose harry eyres hegel honeymoon howard caygill jay bernstein macedonia michael n forster nazi girl norman geras obituary online learning open learning paul westerberg philosophy reading SIFF simon critchley Singapore taskent tehran the old left the slow lane travels warwick university writing writing prize zizekstudies org Žižek Archives Archives Select Month April 2010 1 March 2009 10 February 2009 10 January 2009 1 October 2008 1 April 2008 5 January 2008 1 August 2007 1 June 2007 1 March 2007 3 September 2006 2 August 2006 1 July 2006 1 June 2006 8 May 2006 1 April 2006 4 March 2006 2 February 2006 6 January 2006 6 December 2005 7 November 2005 9 October 2005 17 September 2005 12 August 2005 6 June 2005 1 May 2005 3 April 2005 3 March 2005 3 February 2005 3 January 2005 3 December 2004 9 November 2004 5 October 2004 17 September 2004 2 August 2004 1 June 2004 1 May 2004 1 March 2004 1 February 2004 2 January 2004 1

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  • sights | a dancing star!
    let the innocuous looking www jmsr com lull you into any sense of anything indeed my initial judgement was that the enjoining of Also posted in blogging reduces brain size Tagged silliness Leave a comment eternal sunshine By tom February 5 2009 In part as a welcome to a newly found previously long lost lost one I decided to look up some other old and familiar faces from the past It s interesting to see them in internet garb Norman Geras I remember a particularly slim volume which managed to elude me for the entire duration of my first term Posted in sights Tagged books c j arthur michael n forster norman geras robert m wallace simon critchley the old left Leave a comment Being Charlie Kaufmann By tom January 14 2008 The genius behind in front of Being John Malkovich Adaptation Eternal Sunshine has a site at www beingcharliekaufman com Go to him Posted in sights Tagged artistic friends creativity film Comments closed links By tom October 30 2005 Susan Henderson over at her site is conducting a pop quiz of sorts I ve been amazed at the quality of visitors to her site Here are just some of the many different quirky and beautiful sites that I ve come to enjoy thanks to her efforts Writing and surviving in the Netherlands Write Livelihood Because I Also posted in blogging reduces brain size Leave a comment an almighty filter By tom October 9 2005 The Atlantic Monthly site is accessible but The Believer is not Yes granted it could be that the latter s moniker is taken to heart and makes it deserving of being blocked on religious grounds but the NYRB is open for all yet The London Review of Books is blocked I sense a conspiracy a conspiracy Also posted in critique Leave a comment wow By tom October 8 2005 The most peculiar things happen when one s inalienable right to internet access is denied as mine was for the past days while in whisper it Tehran Not only did someone comment on a post here thereby dispelling fears that this site s commenting system was ill installed but that someone happens to be a someone who is Also posted in books Leave a comment Blue Crush By tom December 15 2004 If you still can t understand why then just participate in this unordinary surf movie The cinematography is unbelievable it s as if you re on the waves 15 xii 04 Posted in sights Comments closed Older posts Recent comments Samsia on Kevin Ariken tom on A work of hard love marq on A work of hard love Suryani Said Piracci on Kevin Ariken Nancy Ariken on Kevin Ariken My Library Tags architecture arendt artistic friends book cover books bookshops bookshops in asia c j arthur church creative writing creativity cuba dubyah film films football gillian rose harry eyres hegel honeymoon howard caygill jay bernstein macedonia michael n forster nazi girl norman geras obituary

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